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Carmen Muñoz & Gabriela Aritio

  • Ceramicist
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Master Artisan
Carmen Muñoz & Gabriela Aritio Ceramicist
Spanish, English, French
Monday to Wednesday 11:00 - 14:00/16:00 - 19:00, Thursday 11:00 - 14:00, Thursday afternoon & Friday by appointment only
+34 913195785

Mother and daughter duo

  • • Carmen and Gabriela make hand painted tableware, glassware, lamps and sculptures
  • • They are inspired by art, fashion and nature from different countries
  • • They have a school where they teach different ceramics courses

Carmen Muñoz trained in hand painting porcelain for two years in Tokyo. Gabriela Aritio studied law and worked in advertising for five years until she learned this ancient technique from Carmen and discovered how to craft crockery in Mexico. Together, helping each other, this creative mother and daughter duo continued to improve their skills until 2006 when they opened Carmen Muñoz Hand Painted, their ceramics workshop, shop and school in Madrid. Today, they make and hand paint tableware, glassware, lamps and sculptures in porcelain, stoneware, earthenware and glass for people who enjoy the value of handmade things, a well-laid table or a charmingly decorated home. Each one of their pieces requires hours of design, craftsmanship and painting. Customers can buy ready-made tableware or order exclusive pieces tailored to their needs from the shop.

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Holm oak tree

This handmade porcelain dinner plate made by Carmen Muñoz and Gabriela Aritio, depicts a hand painted holm oak tree.

Height 3 cm
Diameter 27 cm

Photo: @ Benjamín Alcazar
3 Fish dishes

These hand crafted plates are hand painted with flat fish in a single colour and with fine golden scales. The perimeter of the plates are decorated with different motifs such as eucalyptus leaves, Japanese golden flowers and leaves, and golden seaweed.

Length 59 cm
Width 25 cm
Height 9 cm

Photo: @Limboagency
Birds on a tree lamp

The porcelain lamp base is hand painted with a tree, its branches and leaves. The lampshade has an ivory background and paper birds sewn onto it.

Width 30 cm
Height 50 cm

Photo: @Fotogenias
Ceramic light

A striking ceramic sculpture and light feature composed of 14 stone pieces built one on top of the other around an iron tube with a strip of LED lights. The light comes out softly from the sculpture between the pieces.

Length 35 cm
Width 27 cm
Height 154 cm

Photo: @Limboagency
Hare head

This light-grey glazed stoneware basin is hand crafted by Carmen Muñoz and Gabriela Aritio. The piece is decorated with a hand-painted hare's head and leaves.

Height 10 cm
Diameter 29 cm

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